• Deciduous
    Leaves, 5-15cm (2-6in) long are often rose-tinted as they unfurl and have 3 to 5 blunt lobes.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    15-20m (50-65ft)
  • Spread
    4-8m (14-30ft)
  • Tree
    Smooth, pale greyish trunk is initially smooth before developing shallow fissures. Produces upright clusters of insignificant flowers. Winged seeds develop in pairs.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ACER campestre

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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    The native maple. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Makes excellent clipped hedge. Use leaves to wrap apples for storage to help preserve them.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    UK, Europe, North Africa
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
Acers - Care Guide
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs - Care Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
15-20m (50-65ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-8m (14-30ft)

Buy Varieties of ACER campestre

ACER campestre 'Red Shine'

ACER campestre 'Red Shine'

Common maple, Field maple, Hedge maple

new leaves emerge red in spring, maturing to green in summer. Good yellow autumn colour. Upright, pyramidal habit

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